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What patients are saying about
Implanon and Hair Loss

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Allergies
  • 234 posts reported Allergies with Implanon, 0.53% of total posts
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Hair Loss
  • Hair Loss is a known side effect of Implanon
  • Hair Loss is #18 in Implanon discussions.
  • 191 posts reported Hair Loss with Implanon, 0.43% of total posts
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Discomfort
  • 177 posts reported Discomfort with Implanon, 0.4% of total posts
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Anemia
  • 163 posts reported Anemia with Implanon, 0.37% of total posts
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By Sarah
June 3, 2014
Sarah wrote
Hair Loss, Anemia, , Bleeding and Weight gain
I'm not so worried about the weight gain because I've been trying to gain weight for a while now and this definitely helped! As far as the Nexplanon it works great as a contraceptive, Obviously! I'm not pregnant right? I've had it for 8 months and the full 8 months Ive had non stop bleeding. Its not heavy or anything. But who wants to wear a pad or tampon every single day! Its the worst birth control ever! I had super thick long hair and It just started falling out one day! I thought it was because of stress but apparently not! My hair is so thin even my husband recognized it! I steadily chew on ice. This was never a habit or ever did I get the urge to chew on ice. My dr says its because im anemic, Didn't know why till I did research on the Contraceptive! Id rather go back to mirena!
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By Talisa Smith-Dorvelus
July 28, 2014
Talisa Smith-Dorvelus wrote
Implannon / Pre- Cervical Cancaer Development(BAD SIDE EFFECTS)
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By Ciara
June 28, 2014
Ciara wrote
Expired implanon bad side effects and no doctors will help
I had a similar experience. I kept calling different OBGYNs until I found one that would accept my insurance. Keep trying!
Kimberly  |  August 20, 2014
Free clinic
abby  |  July 13, 2014
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By Jade
May 16, 2014
Jade wrote
Diarrhea and implanon removal
Just got mine taken out about 5-6 hours ago, I have diarrhea and light cramping. A little bloated and slight nausea.
October 15, 2014
Just had mine removed, how did this pan out in the end?
Sophie  |  June 26, 2014
The site is fine, no spotting or anything on the period side of things, still having tummy discomfort and diarrhea and it's getting worse :(
May 19, 2014
I just had mine taken out a day after you and I'm experiencing the same thing! Horrible stomach cramping and backaches, as well as night sweats. I finally gave in and took pain killers and ibuprofen. Im spotting and miserable but no fever. I would keep watching your temp and the incision site for since fever can indicate infection. ( keep in mind I am not a doctor) hope this helps!
Mea  |  May 18, 2014
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By BrittNichole
March 16, 2014
BrittNichole wrote
Itchy lumps
I get hives every now and then on the side where it was implanted.
Sammie  |  August 11, 2014
Same thing lumps an itches
misty  |  April 23, 2014
Same there
April 23, 2014
tha same thing happens with me!!
Poppy  |  April 9, 2014
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By Samsam
August 11, 2013
Samsam wrote
Allergic to the iodine they used
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What patients are saying about Implanon and Hair Loss

191 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
steroids etc lupus tests etc ended up with hair loss...
...the implanon implant in my arm I had a scalp that was on fire and i was itchy and my skin was sooo tight etc massive flare and on methx, steroids etc lupus tests etc ended up with hair loss and...
it was implanon, i got bad mood swings too and last month...
i got hair loss also they told me it ...because id just had a baby but it was implanon, i got bad mood swings too and last month i past really big...
a few women with hair loss from implanon but he too said it...
...said he has had a few women with hair loss from implanon but he too ...in devastation again. Do you know if there are products that will thicken my hair up if I stay on implanon? Thanks Jamie a...
After that, she developed acne, and on top of that hairloss...
...checked implanon on the german side. Some women had also problems with prolonged bleeding. One woman has bleeding for 3 month. After that, she developed acne, and on top of that hairloss. But...
etc) Implanon(that was the worst). My fiance is definitely...
...I had Mirena and had nasty side effects(no sex drive, hair loss, etc) Implanon(that was the worst). My fiance...
one of the side effects of implanon, once removed hope that...
...cause hair loss? Unfortunately hair loss is one of the side effects of implanon, once removed hope that the hair loss stops & the ...recovery of hair loss. Take ...
of the possible side effects of Implant (Implanon) is hair...
One of the possible side effects of Implant (Implanon) is hair loss (alopecia), but there are others too. ...pills, well I haven't experienced hair loss, but I guess it is...
I hated Implanon. I had it inserted at my 6 week PP checkup...
...Implanon. I had it ...april) . I had non stop medium to heavy flow periods for the next about 3-4 months. My hair was falling out, I had TERRIBLE mood swings, I went into depression, was not abl...
ago I had the implanon implant put in and kept it in for...
...had the implanon implant put in and kept ...Anyway, it has never thickened up, having 4 children since then I'm sure didn't help matters but I've now got thin hair that I hate and want some advi...
started falling out in chunks, rapid weight gain, moodiness...
...had Implanon implated when by bubba was about 4 months old and had a horrible reaction to it. I also bleed for over 7 weeks, my hair started falling out in chunks, rapid weight gain, moodiness etc....
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